Department of Sociology

Prize Winners

2021 Norval Glenn Prize Winners

Congratulations to Michelle Eilers for their paper co-authored with Abigail Weitzman, "When Attitudes and Desires Compete: Cognitive Dissonance in the Transition to Adulthood."

Honorable Mention goes to Katherine Hill for their paper, "Families with Health Issues and Disability and Selection into the Gig Economy."

Past Winners

2020 - Hyungmin Cha (co-authored with Abigail Weitzman), "What Explains Socioeconomic Disparities in Early Pregnancy Rates?"; Inbar Weiss (co-authored with Guy Stecklov), "Assimilation and Ethnic Marriage Squeeze in Early 20th Century America: A Gender Perspective" (honorable mention)

2019 - Inbar Weiss and Kevin Dahaghi, "Revisiting the Relationship between Education and Marriage in an Era of Rising Student Loan Debt"

2018 - Shannon Malone, "Gendering the Police Talk: Black Girls, Black Boys, and Making It Home"; Rachel Donnelly, "Can Spouses Buffer the Impact of Discrimination on Depressive Symptoms? A Comparison of Same-sex and Different-sex Marriages" (honorable mention)

2017 - Chelsea Smith, "Changes in Mothers’ Co-Residential Partners and Children’s Risk of Maltreatment"; Beth Cozzolino, "Flat Broke without Children: Policing Nonresident Parents in Child Support Court" (honorable mention)

2016 - Brandon Robinson, "Lumpen Families and Parental Rejection: Gender, Sexuality, and Family Instability in LGBTQ Homeless Youths' Lives"; Caity Collins, "Work-Family Policies and Working Mothers: A Comparative Study of Germany, Sweden, Italy, and the United States" (honorable mention); Beth Cozzolino, "Spending Rules, Scarcity, and Mothers' Reported Child Support Expenditures" (honorable mention)

2015 - Kate Averett, "Queer Parenting at the Gender Buffet: LGBTQ Parents Resisting Heteronormativity"; Kate Prickett, "Maternal Education and Investments in Children’s Health" (honorable mention)

2014 - Yujin Kim, "The Associations between Black Men’s Imprisonment and Black Women’s Non-Martial Fertility Rates: A County-Level Analysis"; Caity Collins, "The Promise and Limits of Family Policy: Working Mothers in Western Germany" (honorable mention)

2013 - Mieke Thomeer, "Marital Processes around Depression: A Gendered Perspective"

2012 - Amy Lodge, "All Shook Up: Sexuality of Mid- to Later-Life Married Couples"

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